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Chinese contactless payments solution expands to new markets

UnionPay QuickPass service launched in Fiji and other South Pacific countries

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Following Papua New Guinea, the UnionPay QuickPass service has been further rolled out in the South Pacific region.

UnionPay International announced that it has cooperated with ANZ to achieve the first launch of UnionPay QuickPass in Fiji, and other islands, including Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Solomon Islands. UnionPay cardholders visiting these countries can now make tap & go payments with QuickPass-enabled UnionPay chip cards and mobile phones.

At present, UnionPay is accepted in all the nine island countries of South Pacific. In Fiji in particular, UnionPay’s acceptance coverage at ATM and POS terminals has exceeded 80%.

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